Katten is a bronze sponsor of the Information Management Network’s Borrower & Investor Forum on Real Estate Mezzanine Financing & Subordinated Debt. This two-day conference will bring property owners and developers together with the lending community to discuss strategies for sourcing and arranging financing from both perspectives, while addressing the latest investment strategies for real estate mezzanine/sub-debt finance investors.

Partner Frank Arado will moderate a panel discussion on “Hotel: Where Does This Market Now Stand? Worth a Closer Look?” at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 27. The session will cover supply and demand, foreclosure rates, valuations and financings/defaults within the hotel market, with a focus on inter-creditor issues and the 2013 market outlook.

Partner Tim Little will participate in a panel discussion on “An Update on Tranche Warfare: Learning from Recent Cases” at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 27. The session will review notable cases of tranche warfare from the past 12 months while outlining options open to the different tranche stakeholders in a workout, in addition to the implications of recent rulings for mezzanine lenders and what effective remedies are now open to them.